Afro History Today in Afro History ! The Pennsylvania Abolition Society ( the first abolition society) founded by Anthony Benezet and others in 1775 ! written by Marc Alexander April 14, 2019 English: Anthony Benezet instructing colored children Français : Anthoine Bénézet instruisant des enfants de couleur (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Am I not a man emblem used during the campaign to abolish slavery. The image is from a book from 1788, so there can be no effective copyright. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Nigeria Joins the United Nations in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Nigeria expels over 2 million illegal aliens in 1983.Today in Afro History ! Agbani Darengo of Nigeria is crowned Miss World in 2001 !Today in Afro History ! Nigeria becomes a member of The British Commonwealth in 1960.Today in Afro History ! Senegal breaks from The Mali Federation, declaring it’s independence in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Leopold Sedar Senghor becomes the first elected president of Senegal in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! The Pennsylvania Abolition Society ( the first abolition society) founded by Anthony Benezet and others in 1775 ! was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Joe Haden ! WNBA player, Cynthia Cooper-Dyke ! Jazz Saxophonist, Gene Ammons ! Rapper, Da Brat ! Actor, Antwon Tanner ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Blues singer, Bessie Smith ! Civil Rights Activist, A. Philip Randolph ! Chicago Mayor, Harold Washington ! Sprinter, Evelyn Ashford ! Actor, Flex Alexander ! You may also like Stream The Best New Albums This Week... July 20, 2018 Melbourne's Tyde Levi Excels On 'Gold Chains' June 22, 2018 Hip-hop star Ice Cube coming to the... April 23, 2018 The 15 Best Nigerian-South African Collaborations May 14, 2018 Devin Funchess gets reminder there’s more to... July 26, 2018 San Antonio is 8th AAF franchise; Riley... June 21, 2018 LB Harrison: I signed with Patriots to... December 29, 2017 TRACK AND FIELD – Favourites easily move... March 7, 2015 South Carolina lawmaker who defeated Rep. Mark... June 23, 2018 To call Kanye West and Nas “false... April 29, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.